AWARD CATEGORIES

The following awards will be presented to industry participants who performed outstandingly in the following fields:

EXCELLENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL
PRACTICE

Sponsored by Veolia

Presented to a NSW entity that has demonstrated excellence in developing and undertaking an environmental activity that has contributed substantially towards protecting or rehabilitating aquatic environments, or reducing adverse seafood industry impacts on the environment.

See criteria.

BEST SUPPLIER (NSW)

Sponsored by NSW Food Authority

Presented to a NSW seafood primary producer/supplier that has demonstrated excellence in the sustainable production of quality seafood through innovation in fishing or aquaculture practices, and that has contributed substantially towards a positive public profile for the seafood industry.

See criteria.

BEST SUPPLIER
(INTERSTATE OR OVERSEAS)

Sponsored by Lindsay Australia

Presented to a seafood primary producer/supplier that has demonstrated excellence in the sustainable production of quality seafood through innovation in fishing or aquaculture practices, and that has contributed substantially towards a positive public profile for the seafood industry.

See criteria.

BEST SEAFOOD RETAILER (NSW)

Sponsored by Union Pay International

This award recognises high standards in seafood retailing and business initiative as the most dynamic seafood retailer in NSW.

See criteria.

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD –
BEST SEAFOOD RETAILER AT SYDNEY FISH MARKET

Sponsored by
Commercial Fishermans Co‑operative Ltd

Sydney Fish Market is ‘Australia’s Home of Seafood’ and this People’s Choice Award gives consumers the chance to vote for their favourite seafood retailer at Sydney Fish Market.

All Sydney Fish Market Seafood Retailers will automatically be entered into this category. 

How to vote.

BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT AWARD

Sponsored by
Sydney Seafood School

Presented to a NSW restaurant that has demonstrated excellence in consistently serving customers with quality seafood and providing them with an overall positive seafood dining experience.

See criteria.

BEST FISH AND CHIPS AWARD

Sponsored by
Fisheries Research and Development Corporation

A panel of respected seafood industry members will taste test and select a winner from the three NSW outlets to receive the most votes in the People’s Choice Award – Best Fish and Chips category. This award will be presented to a take-away food outlet that has demonstrated excellence in consistently providing its customers with quality fish and chips.

NSW Fish and Chips outlets registered at www.fishandchipsawards.com.au 
are potential finalists for this award.

SEAFOOD BUSINESS AWARD

Sponsored by K&L Gates

This award will be presented to a seafood company located in NSW that has demonstrated business growth, innovation, excellence in product, service and marketing as well as making a significant contribution to the future of the NSW seafood industry.

See criteria.

SAFETY AWARD

Sponsored by
Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Presented to a NSW entity that has demonstrated excellence in developing and maintaining a culture of safety that has contributed substantially towards improving the safety record of the seafood industry.

See criteria.

RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT & EXTENSION AWARD

Sponsored by
Fisheries Research and Development Corporation

Presented to a NSW entity that has demonstrated excellence in developing and undertaking a research, development and extension activity that has contributed substantially towards a sustainable and profitable seafood industry.

See criteria.

PROMOTION AWARD

Sponsored by
Gasoline Communications Group

Presented to a NSW entity that has demonstrated excellence in developing and undertaking a promotion activity that has contributed substantially towards improving the public profile of seafood and/or the seafood industry.

See criteria.

PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Sponsored by
Professional Fisherman’s Association (PFA)

Presented to a NSW entity that has demonstrated excellence in developing and undertaking a people development activity that has contributed substantially towards a higher performing workforce for the seafood industry.

See criteria.

YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARD

Sponsored by
Newgate Communications

Presented to a person in NSW, under 35 years of age, who has demonstrated that he or she has made a positive difference to the seafood industry, and has the potential to continue to develop as an effective and respected seafood industry leader.

See criteria.

STAR OF THE SEA

Sponsored by
Aquarius Lawyers

This highly prestigious award is given to an individual who is an ambassador for the seafood industry and who has made a significant contribution to the development of the NSW seafood industry.

See criteria.

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